I have discovered that to identify people in pictures, having a name is not always enough. A date, or place, or even another family member is always helpful. In these pictures, we have the name (Ambrose Jasper Fellows) and location (Hudson, New York) recorded on the back of the photos. We also have some other… Continue reading Ambrose Jasper Fellows Photo Mystery!
If you are looking to attend a National Conference in 2017 be sure and check out a few of the most popular. Book your room soon as they will fill up fast! RootsTech 2017 Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah will be the site of Roots Tech 2017 February 8 -11, 2017.… Continue reading Upcoming 2017 National Conferences
Be sure and join us on Monday, September 26 at 6:00pm to hear Dr. Matt Baumgartner speak on “The Life and Times of William Henry Harrison”. Dr. Baumgartner will discuss Harrison’s term as Governor of the Indiana Territory as well as his election as the ninth President of the United States. Come at 6:00pm for… Continue reading Dr. Matt Baumgartner opens our 2016/2017 program season!
Well, it happened again. Another orphan photo followed me home. This time a middle aged man, young man, and boy stared solemnly out of a picture postcard in a shop in Nappanee, Indiana. The reverse tells me this is George Bliley with his son and grandson. I remembered from a workshop on dating pictures that… Continue reading Bleile Family Mystery!
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – $200 cash, plus a place in history, are the prizes offered by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution in their “Salute Indiana!” competition for the creation of a “salute” or “pledge” to the Indiana state flag. Entries are being accepted now at http://www.SaluteIndiana.org, until September 2, 2016. The winning submission will be… Continue reading Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition
Congratulations to Greta Fisher, Local and Family History Librarian at the St. Joseph County Public Library, on being named St. Joseph County Genealogist by the Indiana Genealogical Society! In this role, Greta will serve as a liaison between researchers and St. Joseph County’s genealogical resources, making it easy for people to find the information they need.… Continue reading New St. Joseph County Genealogist!
If you haven’t perused the free military databases found on the Allen County Public Library website you are missing a wonderful resource for military images, documents, diaries, and records. Visit the free database “Our Military Heritage” by clicking on the link below. Happy searching! Our Military Heritage Our Military Heritage includes images of books, pamphlets,… Continue reading Free Military Databases